Posts Tagged ‘gender issues’

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    Sheryl Sandberg’s Three-Point Plan

    Apr 8, 13 • 128 Views • Gender gap, HouseholdsNo Comments

    By Lilli DeBode, guest blogger, senior at Kent Place School Almost a month ago, COO of Facebook, Sheryl Sandberg, released her book “Lean in—Women, Work, and the will to lead.” In the past few weeks the author has received a lot of criticism; some say...

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    Gender Issues: Men and Women aren’t that Different

    Mar 4, 13 • 97 Views • Behavioral Economics, Gender gapNo Comments

    By Lilli DeBode, guest blogger, senior at Kent Place School Are men and women genetically different when it comes to behavior? Is it in women’s DNA to be less aggressive than men? I know I certainly thought so; it seems that since the beginning of the human...

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    Gender Issues: Japan’s Shrinking Population Caused by Women’s Success?

    Jan 28, 13 • 307 Views • Gender gap, HouseholdsNo Comments

    By Lilli DeBode, guest blogger, senior at Kent Place School Japan is facing a serious problem that many countries wish they had: a decreasing population. The population declined by 212,000 people in 2012, and the current fertility rate, (which is at 1.39 per...

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    Gender Issues: The Second Glass Ceiling

    Jan 21, 13 • 78 Views • Gender gap, HouseholdsNo Comments

    By Lilli DeBode, guest blogger, senior at Kent Place School A recent study shows that the glass ceiling not only pertains to employment, but also to marriage.  The results demonstrate that as women earn more than their husbands, the frequency of those...

  • Gender Issues: New Hampshire and Natalie Portman

    Jan 7, 13 • 103 Views • Businesses, Demand, Supply, and Markets, Gender gap, Households, Labor, UncategorizedNo Comments

    Thinking of the gender pay gap, there might be a connection between New Hampshire politicians and Natalie Portman. New Hampshire political life is dominated by women. New Hampshire’s 2 Senators, her 2 Congressional representatives, her governor, speaker...